Useful Internet Sites for GIS and Water Resources

GIS in Water Resources Consortium
ArcGIS Hydro Data Model

Center for Research in Water Resources

Environmental and Water Resources (EWRE) Program, UT Austin


Terrain Analysis in Water Resources Applications Conference
Fluid Flow, Hydraulics and Hydrology
Oregon State University PRISM project for gridded precipitation and climate
Global Climatology at University of Delaware
GIS Hydrology at the University of Maryland
Hydrologic Research Center
National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA)

Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI)

CUAHSI Committee on Hydrologic Information Systems

Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Research and Education

NSF Advisory Panel on Cyberinfrastructure Report

Hydrological Data and Information System

Microsoft Visual Basic Programmers Guide

Texas Water Resources

TAMU Blackland Research Center:
Texas USGS HomePage
Texas Water Development Board
Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Texas Natural Resource Information System (TNRIS)

Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept, River Studies Program

TWDB Groundwater Availability Modeling Program (GAM)
Texas Strategic Mapping Program (StratMap)
TNRIS Anonymous FTP site 
Texas WaterNet (Texas Water Resources Institute)
Texas WetNet (General Land Office, Wetlands Info)
Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center
Nexrad Precipitation Data Displays
Nonpoint Source Pollution in Texas
Colorado River Decision Support System
Texas Geographic Information Standards
TxDOT Hydraulic Design Manual

Literature Search

Selected USGS Water Resources Abstracts
Water Modeling Software

Federal Agencies

Geospatial One Stop

Hydrologic Engineering Center
Topographic Engineering Center, Datum Conversions
FEMA Flood Maps
Hydraulics Laboratory, Waterways Experiment Station
NSDI Spatial Data Clearing House
US Geodata (EROS Data Center)

National Atlas of the United States
National Elevation Dataset (NED)

Seamless Data Delivery (NED and SRTM Elevation and Landcover)
National Elevation Dataset - Hydrography (NED-H)

Elevation Derivatives for National Applications (EDNA)

NSSL National Basin Delineation Project
USGS Water Resources Spatial Data Products
USGS Geographic Names Information System
USGS National Atlas of the United States
USGS North American Land Cover Characteristics
GTOPO30 Digital Elevation Model
Multiresolution Land Cover Project for the US
National Land Cover Dataset
pH of Precipitation
Provides access to atmospheric deposition data throughout the US.
Environmental Modeling Center, National Weather Service
Environmental Protection Agency Athens Site
EPA Basins Model
EPA Office of Air QualitySupports access to the Toxic Release Inventory Data by a query search
EPA Index of Watershed Indicators
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
National Inventory of Dams
NOAA Climate Division Map
The info file of this coverage has normal temperature and precipitation for each climate unit.
NOAA Precipitation Station Locations
NOAA Monthly Precipitation Data

NOAA Real-Time Data

Hydrometeorological Networks in the United States
National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center(snow surveys)
NWS Flood Forecasting GIS data
NWS Nexrad Radar Rainfall Images

NWS Flash Flood Monitoring System
GEWEX (Global Energy and Water Experiment)
NCAR VEMAP Vegetation and Ecosystem Mapping Project
NASA Surface Radiation Budget   (ftpsite)

NASA Land Data Assimilation System (LDAS)
National Wetlands Inventory
National Biological Survey
National Drought Mitigation Center
National Geophysical Data Center
National Center for Atmospheric Research
FGDC Manual of Federal Geographic Data Products
Environmental Protection Agency
National Environmental Data Index
USDA Agricultural Research Service Experimental Watersheds
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Soils Data
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Water and Climate Data

USDA Forest Service Natural Resource Information System
NRCS Digital Raster Graphics and Digital Orthophotography

NRCS Soil and Climate Analysis Network
Hydrologic Unit Modeling for the United States
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Data
US Census Bureau Data from Ciesin
Census Map Server
NASA Data Visualization
GOES Weather Satellite and Hurricane Tracking
National Hydrography Dataset
Water Science and Technology Board, National Research Council
USGS Coastline Extractor

BOSS International (hydrology and hydraulic software)

Federal Highway Administration – Bridge Hydaulics

GIS DataDepot.COM

International Agencies

Global Runoff Data Centre
Global Hydrology Data Archive
UNESCO World Water Assessment
Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC)
SPOT Satellite Images
World Meteorological Organization
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Global Land Cover Data
PC Raster (University of Utrecht)
Mutate Distance Learning Project in Europe
Eurotas, European Flood Risk Assessment System

GIS Software

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
Hydrology AMLs

Go to Table of Contents